Grey Wagtail

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Chris Packham presents the story of the grey wagtail. Grey wagtails are supremely graceful birds which boost their appeal by nesting in photogenic locations. They revel in shaded spots near swift-flowing water and will also nest by canal lock-gates or mill-races.

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2 minutes

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Wed 29 Jan 2014 05:58

Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

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